2019 Annual Meeting

Please join Choose Chicago at our Annual Meeting of Partnership to discuss the industry's accomplishments and share goals for the coming year.

The meeting will feature special performances by Miguel Cervantes from the cast of Hamilton, the Black Ensemble Theater and DJEMBE! The Show to celebrate the Year of Chicago Theatre.

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Registration: 2 – 3 p.m. 
Annual Meeting: 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Reception: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

McCormick Place West – Skyline Ballroom
2301 S. Indiana Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616

Event is complimentary.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Choose Chicago

Does your business have a strategy in place for managing the world of online reviews?

Consumer generated reviews are now the most influential factor in determining whether a customer will choose your business vs. your competitors. More than 86% of all consumers read online reviews.

This educational session will provide best practices for responding to customer reviews, both positive and negative, learning how to leverage your reviews as a marketing tool, and managing them to ultimately drive new and repeat business across all platforms.

Emily Washcovick

Emily Washcovick
Community Engagement Manager

Yelp’s Community Engagement Manager will educate you on Yelp’s free business tools available to help you start engaging customers on the most used review site for local businesses. Learn from industry partners Ignite Glass Studio, DineAmic Restaurant Group, Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, and Tortoise Supper Club about strategies implemented to grow and market their business.

March 21, 2019

8:30am – 9:00am – Registration/Networking/Breakfast
9:00am – 10:00am - Presentation

The Mid-America Club
Aon Center
200 E. Randolph Street – 80th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

Enter via the Randolph Entrance for an expedited check-in process.

Government issue photo ID is required for entrance into The Aon Center.

$30 per person

Limited parking is available in the Aon Center Garage. Taxi/Uber/Lyft are highly recommended. The Millennium Park Garage is also located nearby.


For more information or to register please contact Mayela Hobbs at

Choose Chicago prides itself on finding creative ways to strengthen our coalition of partner organizations. Whether it's through a business relationship developed at one of our networking events or by expanding your marketing know-how at an educational seminar, we are committed to organizing effective ways to unite the visitor industry.

Have an idea for an event? Or are you interested in hosting one of these events at your venue? Please contact Lori Adlesick, Vice President, Industry Relations & Special Events at



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